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Date:      Wed, 25 Mar 2009 07:02:23 -0400
From:      Jerry <gesbbb@yahoo.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: installing freebsd on windows
Message-ID:  <20090325070223.181e02b9@scorpio>
In-Reply-To: <49C98507.6040905@gwi.net>
References:  <49C98507.6040905@gwi.net>

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On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 21:12:39 -0400
Harold Hartley <wheelie207@gwi.net> wrote:

>I am wondering if the freebsd team has ever thought of making freebsd
>to install on windows like ubuntu does.
>
>I'm just a person that can't afford more than one computer cause I
>live in a nursing home and I would like to be able to use one computer
>to choose what I want to boot into, such as windows or unbuntu and
>maybe a freebsd choice.
>
>I don't always want to boot into windows, except for the 3 apps I have=20
>to use windows for.
>
>I do boot into ubuntu 90% of the time and enjoy it so much, but I have=20
>read about freebsd and researched it fully and I wish I could be able
>to=20
>  run freebsd as with all the apps freebsd has to offer. I would love
> to=20
>be able to install freebsd under windows so I could choose freebsd to=20
>boot into when I want.
>
>I hope to hear from freebsd about my request, and by the way, I'm not
>a linux expert so I don't know everything about linux, but I'm always=20
>learning.

If you are interested in using a virtual machine, these two URLs might
prove useful.

http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization/default.mspx?WT.mc_id=3D13E48F94-88=
2A-43DB-9ED5-BBC184D75FC7&WT.srch=3D1&mode=3D1&CR_ID=3D-1&CR_TC=3D9OSUHTJXB=
B2LNZC

http://vpc.visualwin.com/index.aspx

FreeBSD is fully supported according to the documentation.

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Jerry
gesbbb@yahoo.com

Systems programmers are the high priests of a low cult.

	R. S. Barton

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